Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carol Saller  

Pen Name: Carol Fisher Saller


Born: in Peoria, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Saller was born in Peoria and currently resides in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carol Saller is a senior manuscript editor at the University of Chicago Press and editor of the ''Chicago Manual of Style'' and the ''Chicago Manual of Sty''le Online's Q & A. She currently writes for the ''Lingua Franca'' blog at the ''Chronicle of Higher Education'', and has also worked as an editor of children’s books at ''Cricket Books'' (Carus Publishing).

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''The Bridge Dancers'' *The Carl Sandburg Award for Children's Literature ''George Washington Carver'' *NCSS/CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies ''Eddie's War'' *Kirkus Reviews, Best Children’s Books of 2011 (Starred review) *Bankstreet Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2012 (Twelve to Fourteen, Outstanding Merit) *2012 Best of the Best Fiction for Teens, Chicago Public Library *Nominated for Maryland's Black-Eyed Susan Award (2014-2015)